Friday, December 24, 2004

Crossy and Quiz buffs, here you go..

An interesting crossword to try and solve !! Ensoii !!
Time limit: 30 mts

crossy

Across

1. Provoke deep understanding, say (6)
4. A quote in wrong mathematical formulation (8)
9. Framework is an almost true vessel (5)
10. Looking for church burning outside (9)
11. Good old currency (4)
12. Portion of the flipped strap (4)
13. A bird has an account unstated(5)
15. Lack of abstinence without metal (7)
16. Animals caught in a cosmic explosion (4)
19. Else back of covering (4)
20. Captive? Oh, backstage(7)
23. Follow English precisely to file a case (5)
24. Fasten and stroke (4)
25. Endless perfect notion (4)
27. Money-minded engineer moves my crane with his ends (9)
28. Ability to glide with two students (5)
29. Propose no minimum at beginning of end (8)
30. Famous person belonging to the female gender (6)

Down

1. Essential sum? (8)
2.
3. Becomes complete as the Cricket match progresses (4)
5. Scientific proposition about ATM try with honourable endless queue (7,6)
6. Type of acid, I hear, is my initial simple way of life (10)
7. Foolishness I dreamt in office cabin yesterday at first. (6)
8. Nullify the activity of English agent. (6)
10. Current condition of the painting (5,2,3,3)
14. Misplaced fun with ore is observed but is unexpected (10)
17. It is explosive to disembark on an excavation area (4-4)
18. Thorough end in action (8)
21. Say, look at the bloke, sailor! (6)
22. Maharshi without greeting, moves here (6)
26 Australia, for example, is in this league (4)

%&^$*&# - I hate flickr..It never lets me post pictures of the size I like. Kindly click on the foto, save the pic, take a p/o and try the crossy.. Do whatever it takes if the above didn't work but don't curse me :-(

For all ye quizzers, here is something to jog your grey cells
Time limit: 15 mts

1. The NRI Author of "The Interpreter Of Maladies" is ---
2. Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison are the three members of the Beatles group. Who is the Fourth one? ---
3. The US president who was involved in the WaterGate scandal is ---
4. In Internet Lingo, what does "SWL" mean? ---
5. According to the British Standards, One Pound has 20 shillings. How many shillings does One Guinea has? ---
6. Arachnophobia is the fear of ---
7. The highest commissioned Rank of the Army is "General". What is the highest commissioned Rank of the Air Force? ---
8. When is the Hiroshima Day celebrated? ---
9.Which famous Hollywood personality's real name is Norma Jean Baker? ---
10.Which TinTin characters makes a guest appearance in an Asterix book, "Asterix in Belgium"? ---
11. The Austrian Biologist who is called the Father of Genetics. He also formulated the Rules Of Heredity. ---
12. The inventors of Microprocessor are ---
13. The capital of Uttaranchal is ---
14. Hollywood model Carmen Electra's married this NBA star. ---
15. Chetan Sharma's One day hatrick came against which country in Nagpur in 1987? ---
16. The mughal emperor who was born in 1618 A.D. He was the son of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. ---
17. The UN Secretary General from 1992 to 1997 is ---
18. The shrine of black stone in the central mosque at mecca is called ---
19. In which 2004 Grand Prix did Michael Schumacher was forced to retire from after crashing in the tunnel? ---
20. Miss World 2004 title is won by Miss Peru Julia Montilla Garcia. Now, Miss World 2003 belongs to which country?? ---
21. CEO of intel who visited india recently is ---
22. The Most densely populated country in the world is ----
23. The chemical symbol of Lead is ---
24. Which greek epic tells the story of Trojan War? ---
25. The leaf of which tree is depicted on the canadian national Flag? ---
26. In chess, which piece does black first move in the Alekhine Defence?? ---
27. According to NBA rules, which is the only part of an NBA players attire where he can sport a commercial logo? ---
28. In Mahabharata, who taught the pandavas and kauravas military skills before Dronacharya was appointed their tutor ---
29. The famous asian singer who gave his voice in "Dead Man Walking" is ---
30. Who potrayed tulsi's character in "Saans bhi kabhi bahu thi"? ---

ps: No comments will be entertained on the standard of the questions :-)

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Crossword score - 16
Quiz score - 23

Did not venture beyond given time limit in the former :)
Best of luck for the finals.

- Johnny

Venks said...

1. The NRI Author of "The Interpreter Of Maladies" is ---Anurag Mathur
2. Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison are the three members of the Beatles group. Who is the Fourth one? ---Ringo Starr
3. The US president who was involved in the WaterGate scandal is ---Richard Nixon
4. In Internet Lingo, what does "SWL" mean? ---
5. According to the British Standards, One Pound has 20 shillings. How many shillings does One Guinea has? ---100
6. Arachnophobia is the fear of ---Spiders
7. The highest commissioned Rank of the Army is "General". What is the highest commissioned Rank of the Air Force? ---Air Marshall
8. When is the Hiroshima Day celebrated? ---Aug 9th
9.Which famous Hollywood personality's real name is Norma Jean Baker? ---Marilyn Monroe
10.Which TinTin characters makes a guest appearance in an Asterix book, "Asterix in Belgium"? ---Cpatain Haddock
11. The Austrian Biologist who is called the Father of Genetics. He also formulated the Rules Of Heredity. ---
12. The inventors of Microprocessor are ---Gordon Moore and somebody else
13. The capital of Uttaranchal is ---Dehradun
14. Hollywood model Carmen Electra's married this NBA star. ---
15. Chetan Sharma's One day hatrick came against which country in Nagpur in 1987? ---New Zealand
16. The mughal emperor who was born in 1618 A.D. He was the son of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. ---Aurangazeb
17. The UN Secretary General from 1992 to 1997 is ---
18. The shrine of black stone in the central mosque at mecca is called ---
19. In which 2004 Grand Prix did Michael Schumacher was forced to retire from after crashing in the tunnel? ---Mon te carlo
20. Miss World 2004 title is won by Miss Peru Julia Montilla Garcia. Now, Miss World 2003 belongs to which country?? ---Venezuela
21. CEO of intel who visited india recently is ---
22. The Most densely populated country in the world is ----Banglsdesh
23. The chemical symbol of Lead is ---Pb (plumbum)
24. Which greek epic tells the story of Trojan War? ---Illyad
25. The leaf of which tree is depicted on the canadian national Flag? ---Maple
26. In chess, which piece does black first move in the Alekhine Defence?? ---Horse
27. According to NBA rules, which is the only part of an NBA players attire where he can sport a commercial logo? ---Sneakers
28. In Mahabharata, who taught the pandavas and kauravas military skills before Dronacharya was appointed their tutor ---Vidura
29. The famous asian singer who gave his voice in "Dead Man Walking" is ---
30. Who potrayed tulsi's character in "Saans bhi kabhi bahu thi"? ---Smriti something

Had to respond ...

Priyanka said...

16 fr the quiz. boy, i'm terrible.:))
ps.to Venks:it's Jhumpa Lahiri, not Anurag Mathur. just had to say that. and the ost of dead man walking has nustrat fateh ali khan.just in case u r interested.

Ram said...

1. The NRI Author of "The Interpreter Of Maladies" is --- Padma something [I read the book]
2. Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison are the three members of the Beatles group. Who is the Fourth one? --- [Don't know]
3. The US president who was involved in the WaterGate scandal is --- [nixon]
4. In Internet Lingo, what does "SWL" mean? ---[no idea]
5. According to the British Standards, One Pound has 20 shillings. How many shillings does One Guinea has? ---[no idea]
6. Arachnophobia is the fear of ---[Spiders]
7. The highest commissioned Rank of the Army is "General". What is the highest commissioned Rank of the Air Force? --- [Air Marshal ?]
8. When is the Hiroshima Day celebrated? ---[no idea]
9.Which famous Hollywood personality's real name is Norma Jean Baker? --- [no idea]
10.Which TinTin characters makes a guest appearance in an Asterix book, "Asterix in Belgium"? --- [the detective or captain ]
11. The Austrian Biologist who is called the Father of Genetics. He also formulated the Rules Of Heredity. ---
[mendel]
12. The inventors of Microprocessor are ---
[forgot]
13. The capital of Uttaranchal is ---[forgot]
14. Hollywood model Carmen Electra's married this NBA star. ---[forgot]
15. Chetan Sharma's One day hatrick came against which country in Nagpur in 1987? --- [england or new zealand]
16. The mughal emperor who was born in 1618 A.D. He was the son of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. ---
[aurangazeb?]
17. The UN Secretary General from 1992 to 1997 is ---
[forgot]
18. The shrine of black stone in the central mosque at mecca is called ---
[no idea]
19. In which 2004 Grand Prix did Michael Schumacher was forced to retire from after crashing in the tunnel? ---
[no idea]
20. Miss World 2004 title is won by Miss Peru Julia Montilla Garcia. Now, Miss World 2003 belongs to which country?? ---
[argentina or peru?]
21. CEO of intel who visited india recently is ---
[ah on my mind]
22. The Most densely populated country in the world is ----
[indonesia or japan]
23. The chemical symbol of Lead is ---
[easy Pb]
24. Which greek epic tells the story of Trojan War? ---
[illiad]
25. The leaf of which tree is depicted on the canadian national Flag? ---
[maple]
26. In chess, which piece does black first move in the Alekhine Defence?? ---
[the horse ?]
27. According to NBA rules, which is the only part of an NBA players attire where he can sport a commercial logo? ---
[shirt?]
28. In Mahabharata, who taught the pandavas and kauravas military skills before Dronacharya was appointed their tutor ---
[ no idea]
29. The famous asian singer who gave his voice in "Dead Man Walking" is ---
[no idea]
30. Who potrayed tulsi's character in "Saans bhi kabhi bahu thi"? ---
[seema lagu was the sas who was the bahu ?]

Venks said...

Hey Priyanka Tanx...
That was a freudian slip...Was thinking of Inscrutable Americans ..when i typed tht answer. of course..Interpreter was Jhumpa....but i didnt know Nusrat had a sound track in Dead Man.....
Thankusss...